The Pennsylvania Superior Court's recent ruling that UPMC did not owe a legal duty to protect its employees' electronically stored personal and financial information created a hurdle for data breach plaintiffs in state court that some cybersecurity lawyers said may prove insurmountable.
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The Pennsylvania Superior Court's recent decision in High v. Pennsy Supply was a victory for plaintiffs in a products liability case, but the defense bar is chalking up the opinion as a win in a legal landscape still unsettled in the wake of the game-changing products liability case Tincher v. Omega Flex.
The concept of common-law forfeiture does not exist in Pennsylvania and the state government has no legal basis, absent statutory authority, for seizing so-called derivative contraband, the Commonwealth Court en banc has ruled.
In The Legal's Alternative Dispute Resolution supplement, read about arbitration limitations and the FAA, early intervention, mediation of liability and coverage and private mediation for LEP persons.
Welcome to the 23rd edition of PaLaw: Annual Report on the Legal Profession. As is the case every year, our aim with this magazine is to thoroughly encapsulate the past year in the Pennsylvania legal community.